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Roman Empire, c. 1st-2nd Century AD
A delicate gold earring comprised of an oval-box-like bezel set with cameo of a lady's face; surrounding plate decorated with incuse triangular decoration in radial fashion; Trapezoid bar at base from which are suspended three pelleted drops ornamented with garnets set en cabuchon and glass bead at base of central drop.
'S-hook' on reverse.
For similar cf. Ruseva- Slokoska, Roman Jewellery, 1991, Cat. No. 50a
|Height||3.50 cm||(1.38 inches)|
C.J. Martin (Coins) & Ancient Art Ltd
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House